May 22, 2020
SALT LAKE CITY — A Sandy man already charged in one case with sexually abusing a minor now faces new charges after prosecutors say his lewd behavior continued in another city.
Austin Eric Bashford, 20, was charged Thursday in Cache County’s 1st District Court with 10 counts of sexual exploitation of a minor, a second-degree felony; dealing in harmful materials to a minor and 10 counts of enticing a minor, third-degree felonies.
Bashford met a 16-year-old girl on the website Omingle, according to the new charging documents.
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